• Checkpoints and long queues as Wuhan goes into lockdown
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    Checkpoints and long queues as Wuhan goes into lockdown

    Checkpoints were in place in Wuhan, China on Thursday (January 23) as the death toll from the new flu-like virus rose to 25 and more than 800 cases have been confirmed, according to China's National Health Commission. Most of the cases were found in Wuhan city, where the virus is believed

  • China builds a hospital in six days in epicentre to deal with patients

    China builds a hospital in six days in epicentre to deal with patients

    The Chinese city of Wuhan, epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak, is building a dedicated hospital with 1000-bed to treat patients, which it aims to complete in six days. As of Thursday (Janaury 24), there were 830 confirmed cases and 25 people had died, the National Health Commission.

  • 75 years after, Holocaust survivor struggles to recover property in Poland
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    75 years after, Holocaust survivor struggles to recover property in Poland

    Lea Evron, 85, has only fragments of memories of the fur factory and the three-story apartment building her family owned before World War Two in Zywiec, a small town in southern Poland. What she does remember clearly is returning after the war, when most of her family had been killed in

  • S&P notches slight gain
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    S&P notches slight gain

    Stocks ENDED LITTLE CHANGED Thursday, snapping back from earlier losses. Pulling the S&P and Nasdaq into positive territory: the World Health Organization's comment that it's a "bit too early" to declare the virus a global health emergency. But news about the coronavirus outbreak

  • WHO: Chinese coronavirus 'not yet' a global emergency
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    WHO: Chinese coronavirus 'not yet' a global emergency

    Despite mounting global concern and extraordinary measures taken in China to protect the public, the World Health Organization on Thursday (January 23) said it was too early to consider an international outbreak of a new virus to be a global emergency. Speaking in Geneva, the W-H-O director

  • Yellow lights flashing for market: technical analyst
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    Yellow lights flashing for market: technical analyst

    Keep an eye on the exits, warns technical analyst Mark Newton of Newton Advisors. Despite rising stock prices, he sees warning signs that suggest the equity markets may soon peak.

  • ECB's Lagarde launches policy overhaul
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    ECB's Lagarde launches policy overhaul

    A new decade, a new ECB chief. Christine Lagarde used her first policy meeting of 2020 to launch a strategic review of how things have been done - until now. First, though, there was the more usual business of monetary policy. (SOUNDBITE) (English

  • Actress Annabella Sciorra arrives for testimony in Weinstein rape trial
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    Actress Annabella Sciorra arrives for testimony in Weinstein rape trial

    Assistant District Attorney Meghan Hast told jurors that Weinstein raped Sciorra, best known for her role in HBO's "The Sopranos," on a winter night in 1993 or 1994. After giving her a ride home and dropping her off, Hast said, Weinstein knocked on her door unannounced, forced his way inside

  • France reaches deal with U.S to push ahead with OECD digital tax talks
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    France reaches deal with U.S to push ahead with OECD digital tax talks

    France and the U.S. agreed to press ahead with a global rewrite of cross-border tax rules for the digital era, during talks at Davos on Thursday (January 23). French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said the two countries had set aside a bilateral dispute over France's digital tax on

  • Court orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya Muslims
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    Court orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya Muslims

    The International Court of Justice has ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect its Muslim Rohingya population from persecution and atrocities - and preserve evidence of alleged crimes against them. Thursday's court ruling came after the mostly Muslim Gambia launched a lawsuit

  • Back in vogue? ASOS beats Christmas forecasts
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    Back in vogue? ASOS beats Christmas forecasts

    UK online brand ASOS is starting to look good again, after reporting bumper Christmas and Black Friday sales numbers. A 20% rise during the last four months of last year to $1.41 billion dollars beat expectations and meant a much happier end to 2019 for ASOS,

  • Global markets: virus fears keep stocks red
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    Global markets: virus fears keep stocks red

    Asian stocks went to red alert as fears spiked on Thursday (January 23) over the coronavirus. Hong Kong's Hang Seng and the Shanghai Composite both slipped 1.5% as cases were detected across the region and in the United States. China has put a lockdown on Wuhan, seen as

  • Wuhan goes into lockdown as coronavirus spreads
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    Wuhan goes into lockdown as coronavirus spreads

    China put two cities at the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak on lockdown on Thursday (January 23) as health authorities around the world scramble to prevent a global pandemic. Most transport in Wuhan was suspended on Thursday (January 23) morning and people were told not to leave.

  • Japan faces decision over Fukushima contamination
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    Japan faces decision over Fukushima contamination

    At Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant workers in protective suits are still removing radioactive material from reactors. Reuters was given exclusive access to the site, where nine years ago, the plant melted down. A massive earthquake and tsunami knocked out the plant

  • Wuhan shuts down, as WHO mulls 'global emergency'
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    Wuhan shuts down, as WHO mulls 'global emergency'

    EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: REMOVING REFERENCE OF WUHAN BEING A CITY OF 9 MILLION. The World Health Organization said that it will decide on Thursday (January 23) whether to declare a global emergency over the outbreak of a new coronavirus spreading from China. If it does so it will

  • Tech leads S&P to slight gain
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    Tech leads S&P to slight gain

    Investors brushed aside fears from China's virus outbreak Wednesday and bought tech shares led by IBM, helping nudge the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to record highs. The Nasdaq added a tenth percent. Hennion & Walsh Asset Management chief investment officer Kevin Mahn: SOUNDBITE

  • Ukraine aid is not Trump's 'money': Schiff
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    Ukraine aid is not Trump's 'money': Schiff

    Schiff accused President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday of setting up a corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine to help him win re-election this coming November. Trump sounded a defiant note, telling reporters in Switzerland that Democrats did not have enough

  • Saudi minister calls Bezos hacking claim 'absurd'
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    Saudi minister calls Bezos hacking claim 'absurd'

    SOUNDBITE (English): SAUDI FOREIGN MINISTER PRINCE FAISUL BIN FARHAN, SAYING: "Well I think absurd is exactly the right word. The idea that the crown prince would hack Jeff Bezos' phone is absolutely silly." On the sidelines of the World Economic Forum Wednesday

  • FIFA report reveals record spending on players
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    FIFA report reveals record spending on players

    FIFA's annual transfer report shows the money spent on men's international soccer transfers in 2019 rose to a new high of $7.35 billion, a rise of nearly 6% on the previous year. That figure was reached from only 15% of players moves, as the remaining number went through with no

  • Tesla tops $100 billion in market valuation
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    Tesla tops $100 billion in market valuation

    Another milestone for Tesla. The electric car maker's market valuation raced past the $100 billion mark Wednesday, becoming the first U.S. automaker to do so. The feat comes just two weeks after its value became worth more than that of Ford and GM combined. Tesla's turbocharged stock

  • Father questions son’s business partner in his disappearance: ‘I brought a gun with me’
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    Father questions son’s business partner in his disappearance: ‘I brought a gun with me’

    Nine months after Chris Smith's June 2010 abrupt disappearance, Steve Smith recorded a conversation with Edward Shin about his missing business partner.

  • New blow for Ted Baker as scandal grows
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    New blow for Ted Baker as scandal grows

    Ted Baker's at the high end of British fashion - though not for its investors. The UK retailer's shares dropped around 10% on Wednesday ... After it revealed its accounting scandal had more than doubled in size. The overstatement of inventory on its balance

  • U.S. plans to add Nigeria and others to travel ban: reports
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    U.S. plans to add Nigeria and others to travel ban: reports

    The Trump administration is planning on adding seven more African, Asian, and Eastern European countries to its travel ban list, according to U.S. media. African nations are particularly targeted according to the Wall Street Journal, with Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, and Tanzania affected.

  • Jumia, Africa's 'Amazon', seeks to move on from a bruising 2019
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    Jumia, Africa's 'Amazon', seeks to move on from a bruising 2019

    Jumia Technologies will focus on proving it can turn a profit after a bruising 2019, one of the e-commerce giant's co-founders - Jeremy Hodara - has said. (SOUNDBITE) (English) CO-CHIEF AND EXECUTIVE AND FOUNDER, JEREMY HODARA SAYING: "Now we're going to be extremely

  • Stocks: DAX highs, Daimler slows
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    Stocks: DAX highs, Daimler slows

    As China endeavors to contain the spread of the coronavirus, share markets were endeavoring to contain their nerves over the outbreak ... And on Wednesday were largely succeeding. Following through on a positive session in Asia, most of Europe's bourses edged into the black